Australian Stories

KFC Finally Has Its Game Of Thrones Deal

Not really, of course. But we’ve all had that night out when, like the Hound, we’ve been hungry enough to eat every chicken in the room. Jimmy Kimmel simply brings to life what we were all thinking during that scene. Warning: Potential spoilers for those who haven’t started watching the latest season.


Sydney-Based Start-Up Campaign Monitor Raises $US250 Million

Sydney-based start-up Campaign Monitor has raised $US250 million, both the largest investment in Australia for a tech start-up, and also one of the longest running start-ups to receive such funding, having been up and running for a decade already.



Freebie (Not) Friday! 100% Free Apps For iOS, Android And Windows Phone

At the end of each week, we bring you a list of the latest free mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone. Deals this week include Guitar Kit, Game of Thrones: Ascent and Warlock Defense. Download them all without spending a cent!


NBN Wrap: What Happened With Australia's Broadband This Week?

This week, NBN Co released its quarterly results, and posted a $1.1 billion operating loss. Newly inducted CEO Bill Morrow says that the company needs to concentrate on educating and connecting consumers and businesses as well as building out the network, but things aren’t exactly looking rosy for the future of the NBN.


This Aussie-Made Suit Has A Contactless Payment Chip Built Into The Sleeve

There’s nothing worse than having to stuff your packed wallet into your fancy suit pants of an evening. It produces an unsightly bulge on the pocket you select, and it lets down the whole outfit. Thankfully, Australian tailor M.J. Bale is here, with a new suit that has a PayWave tag built into the cuff.


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include Frozen Synapse for $1.29, Knights Of Pen And Paper for free on iOS, and GuitarKit on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Aussie Killed By Drone Strike In Yemen

Australia was yesterday violently and tragically dragged into the drone war being waged on terror by the United States in the Middle East, after an Australian with alleged terrorist ties was reportedly killed by a remote drone strike.


Apple Mac Pro: Australian Review

There hasn’t been a properly new Mac Pro for a very long time. The original Mac OS X workstation for creative professionals — video editors, commercial photographers, 3D animators — was released in 2006, and the giant cheese grater suffered a ploddingly slow upgrade cycle that meant that plenty of its former fanboys jumped ship to iMacs, MacBooks Pro or Windows boxes. But the Mac Pro is back, it’s better, and now there’s actually no reason not to buy one.


The Cult Of Samsung

Samsung isn’t building an ecosystem with its new range of wearables and its range of Galaxy and Note smartphones. It’s building a web which you’re flying straight into.